Questions tagged [pdf-format]

Questions relating to the importing, exporting, and extraction of data from PDF files

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Hyperlinks not preserved when saving in PDF format in MMA V10

Bug introduced in 10.0 or earlier and fixed in 11.0.0 I usually create my course contracts in Mathematica and then save them in PDF format. The notebooks include hyperlinks and these have ...
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Is there any way to export vector graphics with shading?

This has irked me for a while as I really feel its a significant shortfall in Mathematica's abilities but maybe I am missing something. I would like to export simple graphics with shading in a ...
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Text fields in PDF Export

I am trying to implement a way in Mathematica to export graphics to PDF and then use Inkscape from within Mathematica to post process the resulting output with the pdf-latex export option in Inkscape. ...
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Problem exporting Graphics3D into PDF

When I try to export some Graphics3D, like this one: into a PDF file I get a bad appearance like this: It's possible to fix? Steps to reproduce the problem: <...
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Add a form-field to a PDF

I would like to create a pdf with an editable text field. In other words, a pdf that I can open in Adobe Reader and enter text at a specific location. Is this somehow possible with Mathematica ? A ...
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How can I export a notebook as a single huge pdf page?

I have a notebook that I would like to export as a pdf file. I currently want to send this to a collaborator, but in general I'd like to keep the technique to future-proof my notebook collection ...
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Can't get Mathematica to Import PDF files with diacritics on the file name

Tested with versions 9.0.0, 10.0.2 and 10.3.0, all under OS X 10.10.5. and Linux The drag-...
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Embed 3D objects from Mathematica, in a pdf

Acrobat Reader 9+ supports interactive manipulation of 3D objects. See this file for example - another widely used example are PRC objects which may be produced by Asymptote. Exporting animations ...
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How to export high dpi PDF graphics at a low physical dimension with small file size?

Exporting PDFs While it is seemingly obvious how to export higher resolution pdf vector graphics: https://mathematica.stackexchange.com/search?q=pdf+export+high+resolution There is nothing to be ...
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Editing a PDF directly in Mathematica

So...Mathematica broke PDF export on macOS recently (or rather they simply failed to keep up with macOS changes and refused to issue a patch via paclet). This is a problem, to say the least, since I ...
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How to set pdf options using Export command

I found that there is an options using right click "save graphic as pdf", like this I test "using most compatible vector representation", and result is good. But how to set these options in ...
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Editing pdf files with Mathematica

As an example, consider this pdf file. Would it be possible to edit the pdf, such as removing a logo, the page numbering and even frames, and save the result as a pdf? I would like to keep the pdf ...
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ImagePadding -> Scaled inconsistency

Let us make a simple Graphics with Scaled ImagePadding specification and check the actual ...
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Closed BezierCurve is cut in exported PDF or EPS

Bug introduced in 10.3 or earlier and persisting through 11.1.0 or later Exporting the filled Bézier curve to PDF or EPS yields ...
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How do I prevent plot range clipping errors in a pdf printout?

Bug introduced in 11.3 or earlier I am using Mathematica 11.3 on a Windows 10 computer. I plotted several data sets of mine in a ListLinePlot. While the .pdf file looks perfectly in the current Adobe ...
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Export image as pdf, which is PDF/A valid

Assume following plot in Mathematica (version 11.2): ...
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Export Graph to “Full Size” (as I see on screen)

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Inconsistent opacity of points in exported 3D graphics with vector image format

An input of 3D graphics of points with specific opacities for each gives a correct output graphic in its worksheet, but its exported graphic with vector format (e.g. eps, pdf, etc) gives wrong ...
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Boxes in EPS output after PDF -> EPS conversion in Mathematica 11

When I used Mathematica 9, I used to Export to .eps using a .pdf Export, followed by import like the following: ...
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How to export strings and figures as PDF in A4 format

I have a column consisting of strings and pictures, like this: ...
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Can not Import PDF

I try to import PDF and extract text from it Import["D:\\Vegetarian MS.pdf", {"PDF", "Plaintext"}] but with some files I have a problem like this ...
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Print to PDF from Acrobat PDF printer (in Windows )

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Exporting graphics with VertexColors problem

I've generated a graphics which exhibit gradient color in rectangle and export it as: ...
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Frames missing when exporting plot to PDF in 11.1.0

I get the following result when exporting this plot: g = Plot[x, {x, 0, 1}, Frame -> True] ...
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Is it possible to export documentation to PDF with hyperlink relinking?

I am establishing local Mathematica documentation website. We're decided export documentation to PDF, then display the pdf files in the browser. But currently we found the hyperlink will become to ...
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Exporting Texture to pdf with vectorized frame axes

If you export Graphics with frame like below ...
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Problem exporting vector graphics (PDF) in Mathematica Notebook Front-End using remote kernel on linux

I'm not being able to export vector graphics images (especially PDF) in a Mathematica Notebook Front-End in Windows 8.1 using a remote kernel on a Linux server. I can, however, export Raster Image ...
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Displaying, exporting, and saving Grid with square cells

I am trying to save (export) to PDF. ...
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Export to PDF: DensityPlot & AllowRasterization->False

How to get production-quality vector graphic exported from Mathematica that looks like what is plotted in Mathematica. Example code: ...
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How does PDF export handle text alignment?

Context: In digging into How can I get Mathematica to not mis-align plot labels when exporting to pdf without rasterizing the text?, and getting an answer to How does pdf export compute the size of ...
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Merge pdfs to one

I have a set of pdfs in a folder, named: 1.pdf,2.pdf,3.pdf,...,20.pdf Is it possible for mathematica to merge them to one pdf ? If yes, how ? I had a look at this answer, but I don't really ...
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Wolfram Script as a Scheduled Task on Windows Server

I have a wolfram script file (.wl) that processes a csv file and generates a PDF output. I have written a PowerShell Script which checks for new input data files and runs the wolfram script file over ...
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Exporting ParametricPlot to .pdf

I am trying to use ParametricPlot to produce some nice looking images of regions bounded by various curves. However, the plots look weird when I export them to .pdf. For example, I have tried plotting ...
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Remove grid background in figures saved as PDF

Whenever I save a figure as a PDF I seem to get a grid that's visible in the background. This doesn't show up when I view the figure in mathematica. How do I get rid of the grid? Here's how the PDF ...
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PDF PROBLEM when exporting Mathematica code

I am always running into the problem that my figures are cut-off when I export my entire mathematica notebook as a PDF. Can anyone help me ?
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Exporting or save graph to pdf, when will the rasterization occur?

For simple graph Plot[Sin[x], {x, 0, 10}] No matter right click save as pdf or export as pdf, the result is vector image. But for ...
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Copy As PDF in MMA 10

Wondering if this is a known issue.. I usually export graphics and Grids using the Copy As PDF menu item. The results looked quite good in MMA 9 on Yosemite. However in MMA 10 on Yosemite, the PDF ...
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Automatically sending to Print (using CutePDF Writer)

I use CutePDF for creating PDF output, but this requires manually selecting Print (Ctrl+P), with CutePDF Writer as the printer, and pressing OK. Can this be automated?
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Save selection as PDF - non-image format

I am trying to save the following plot as a pdf, so that I can import it into LaTeX: ...
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PDF output first page only

Mathematica 12.0 on Linux only prints the first page when saving as a PDF file, even when preview printing. Any hints? Thanks in advance.
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Mathematica doesn't generate PDF correctly

When saving my notebook as PDF Mathematica 12.0 does not print special caracters (<, >, :, ;, and so on) and numbers correctly. My example: It never happened in previous versions. Do you know ...
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High-dpi screen having troubles with exporting DensityPlot as PDF

I recently upgraded my laptop to one with a higher dpi screen (72->96), and it has caused a world of problems with various applications, specifically Mathematica. I run Ubuntu 18.04, and previous to ...
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How can I split a column across pages in PDF export?

Suppose I have two cells. The first cell is styled with "Section", and has contents "Section". The second cell is ...
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Optimal Size labelling for saving Graph on File

I looked at Labeling vertices by number in Graph: Getting text to display at the right size but did not find an answer for my case. I want to save a table of graphs on file, pdf or PNG, for a ...
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Saving in 2D and 3D in vectorial (pdf or svg) format

Good Day everybody, I have difficulties to save both 2D and 3D plots in vectorial format. I can get acceptable results if I save manually: righ-click on image, "Save Graphic as..." or "Print as...". ...
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“Unsupported Shading type 7” error when importing back pdf for DensityPlot

This post is somewhat related to this one. We generate a density plot and stored it in plot variable. ...
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PDF export of a plot has corrupt fonts in editors on mac OS

As I have explained in this post, I want to edit a pdf plot exported from Mathematica in Inkscape or Illustrator on mac OS but the font is corrupt: I'm using the plot option ...
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Page Breaks display incorrectly and other Print Out Appearance issues

on the left is Mathematica with its Page Break on display and on the right the PDF file with worng breaking. How is this happening? The Page Break has been automaticly generated and if i were to add ...
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Getting the scaling right when printing to pdf

I have created a report in Mathematica containing Datasets, charts, plots and text. It looks nice on my screen, but everything becomes too large when I print it to PDF. How can I make everything ...
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Generating .eps figures from array data

I present this as a question and will give my solution (below) because others may have confronted this problem. I have a large array of data, which I would like to plot in a ...